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Was Obama's Jonas Brothers joke offensive?

By Jodi Westrick  |  May 3, 2010; 12:12 PM ET  | Category:  National Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati  
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it was a joke told by a man in a position of power. personally i thought it was funny. when my daughter reached dating age, i used to tell people if the guys don't act right, i would get a shotgun. only in jest. just a little parent protection humor. if i had drones, i would have used that line. just jokes folks.

Posted by: icebluekoolaid1 | May 5, 2010 1:01 PM

I don't get it. In what way was that offensive?

Posted by: falltillfly | May 5, 2010 2:50 PM

i agree with fatfilly. Can't people take a joke?

Posted by: ideenstah | May 5, 2010 5:57 PM

I think that vote is either pro-Jonas brothers or purely anti-President Obama.

it was not his best joke of the night, but the joke was better than what he actually felt as a father! I have daughters, who i trust, but I will crush somebody with all the might i have to protect them. Bare hands, brick, bat, shot gun, etc. if Pres Obama said the real father comment prissy Americans and the sensationalized media would think he's s serial killer.

Posted by: oknow1 | May 5, 2010 6:30 PM

I didn't hear the joke. But no matter what it was, it will never equal the Joke Hussein's parents pulled upon the World the day he was born. But , come to think of it, that wasn't funny, just tragic.

Posted by: puck-101 | May 6, 2010 12:17 PM

I think the Jonas Brothers are offensive. Where's my poll?

Posted by: drmondo | May 6, 2010 12:29 PM

i don't think it was funny.

why would the jonas brothers ever want to date these ugly little heintz 57 mutts when they could have any pure breed they want?

Posted by: charlietuna666 | May 6, 2010 6:57 PM

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